ACHUKA Book of the Day 26 Jul 2021
“At a time when history is under unrelenting attack, this is my personal crusade to convert Britain’s young readers to the joys of the past, free from political dogma or ideological prejudice. From the start, I was determined to write with children in mind, not adults. There was no question of pandering to the weird obsessions of the present.” Dominic Sandbrook
Prepare to enter the most dramatic conflict the world has ever seen, as historian Dominic Sandbrook takes us on a spine-tingling, heart-stopping adventure. We witness the Second World War first-hand through the eyes of ordinary people living in extraordinary times, from the women who worked all night in factories to the chess players who cracked unbreakable codes. Because in total war, no life is left untouched…
The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened…
See also The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Follow the illustrator, Edward Bettison, on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/edward_bettison/
Two more titles, Alexander the Great and The First World War, will be published in the autumn.